Lego Robot Sends Pictures from Space, Wishes It Had Lasers to Annihilate Us All

Last Tuesday, a group of professors, students and robotics hobbyists launched the H.A.L.E. (High Altitude Lego Extravaganza): seven Lego Mindstorms robots attached to a weather balloon, which exploded at 30km over the Earth's surface. Each of the robots parachuted back successfully, but not without taking the… » 8/01/08 2:59pm 8/01/08 2:59pm

Honeycomb Skyscraper Has No Internal Structure, Attracts Giant Killer Wasps

Design goodness hunters Dezeen got this pictures of the 1,174-feet-high Sinosteel International Plaza in Tianjin, China, designed by architects MAD-or just mad architects. The external white honeycomb structure, with huge hexagonal windows that vary slightly in size, is not just for the pretty looks: it will sustain… » 8/01/08 5:39am 8/01/08 5:39am